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Banned from flight, Cambodian migrant in Malaysia begs to come home

Like so many other migrants around the world, 38-year-old Cambodian construction worker Tuloh Saith rushed to return home as soon as possible once it became clear the Covid-19 crisis would not just be a passing nuisance.

Amid Pandemic, Cambodian Sign Language Education Needed More than Ever

When the coronavirus outbreak became a global pandemic in March, millions of people followed conferences and news broadcasts to understand this threat.

Cambodia’s ‘handsome hero’ Premier Hun Sen lauded for virus fight in new book

Cambodia's strongman Premier Hun Sen will be glorified as a "handsome hero" in a soon-to-be-published book chronicling the decisions he made during the Covid-19 pandemic, the publisher said on Tuesday (May 26).

Covid-19 pandemic could increase child mortality in Cambodia by 35 per cent, report warns

Child and maternal mortality in Cambodia could increase by between 35 and 50 per cent over the next year as the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to disrupt the provision of essential services, according to a new report.

Cambodia: air passengers must undergo quarantine

Cambodian Health Minister Mam Bun Heng announced on May 25 that his country will be enforcing a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all passengers flying to the nation.

Spotlight: Cambodian official, expert urge not to politicize COVID-19 pandemic

A Cambodian official and an expert have urged not to politicize the COVID-19 pandemic, as some countries are playing the blame game over it.

A Cambodian student’s account of the virus emerging in Wuhan

Like many, Cambodian student Soun Phannaroat didn't think much of December reports of a new virus spreading in Wuhan, the city in which she was studying. But as the weeks ticked on, the gravity of the situation became apparent, and she knew she needed to leave.

Cambodia awards honorable medals to Chinese military doctors for contributions to Covid-19 fight

Cambodia has awarded the government's honourable medal decorations to four Chinese military doctors after they had successfully completed their two-month mission in helping the kingdom fight Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Cambodian workers affected by COVID-19 to receive support

About 55,000 garment-textile workers and 4,300 others working in the tourism sector in Cambodia, who have become jobless by the COVID-19 pandemic, each will receive monthly financial support worth 40 USD through their Wing Specialised Bank accounts next week.

Public warned of second wave

Prime Minister Hun Sen has repeated his call on the public to remain vigilant and adhere to safety practices recommended by health experts to prevent a second wave of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Rise In Gender-based Violence During COVID-19 Warrants A Gendered Response

Preventing sexual and other forms of gender-based violence (SGBV) before it happens and meeting the needs of all survivors should always be a priority - but it becomes even more of a compelling priority during pandemics and other emergencies. Such crisis situations might exacerbate already existing risks of SGBV.

Cambodia will test all travellers

Cambodia has relaxed travel restrictions on foreign visitors as the country reports that its public health measures so far have successfully contained the spread of Covid-19.

After a Six Week Lull, Cambodia Reports Second Coronavirus Case

The Cambodian Ministry of Health on Saturday announced it had detected a second new COVID-19 case this week, bringing the country’s novel coronavirus tally to 124 infections.

Cambodia reports one more Covid-19 case, bringing total to 124

Cambodia's Ministry of Health (MoH) announced on Saturday (May 23) that one more person was tested positive for the Covid-19 (coronavirus), bringing the total number of the confirmed cases in the kingdom to 124.

India, Cambodia ensure trade doesn’t get affected amid coronavirus crisis

The Indian mission in Cambodia is actively working with the authorities of both countries to ensure trade does not get much impacted due to the coronavirus crisis.

Certify No Covid-19 Before Trip Home, Embassy in Malaysia Tells Citizens

The Cambodian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur has told Cambodian citizens in Malaysia, including 143 people who have been trying to return home since last month, to attain documents certifying they are free of Covid-19 if they wish to be allowed back in the country. But some say they cannot afford to pay for the health reports.

Cambodia plans electricity price cut to revive economy

The Cambodian government has issued a plan on reducing electricity tariffs for firms in four key sectors – manufacturing, agriculture, commercial and service – for five months to beef up the economy plagued by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cambodia reports one Covid-19 case, bringing tally to 123

The Cambodian Ministry of Health (MoH) said on Friday (May 22) that one more person tested positive for Covid-19 (coronavirus), bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the kingdom to 123.

Cambodia reports new coronavirus case, 1st in over a month

Cambodia said Thursday it has confirmed its first new case of the novel coronavirus in over a month.

TV show launched in Cambodia to teach children about COVID-19 prevention

A child-friendly animation series Happy Family, which educates children about COVID-19 prevention, will be aired on several of Cambodia's local TV channels for one month, starting from Saturday, said a joint press release on Friday.

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Banned from flight, Cambodian migrant in Malaysia begs to come home

Like so many other migrants around the world, 38-year-old Cambodian construction worker Tuloh Saith rushed to return home as soon as possible once it became clear the Covid-19 crisis would not just be a passing nuisance.